Category Archives: Tuesday’s Top 10

Tuesday’s Top 10 – Reasons my rider is on the ground

WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits.   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Reasons my rider is on the ground 10. The bitch spurred me too hard. 9. Circles are boring, I like to dance on two legs. 8. Rumour has it she was riding a mechanical bull at a bar on the weekend, wanted to see if it was true. 7. For a split second I forgot how to jump and…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Conversations at the Canadian Pan Am selectors’ meeting

WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour. Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits.   10. Selector 1: So have the riders on the list submitted their paperwork on time? Selector 2: Obviously, like as if we would ever announce a rider on the team that didn’t. 9. Selector 4: Lesley is on fire. She just placed 2nd at the Area 3 Intermediate Championships. Selector 3: There were only three riders in the division. 8….

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Excuses for losing an event

WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits.   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Excuses for losing an event 10. I would have won if my horse didn’t pull five rails. 9. My groom forgot my lucky whip. 8. If I could ride my dressage test in draw reins he would have been perfect. 7. ‘If Michael Jung didn’t show up,’ – Tim Price 6. I had it in the…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Things overheard at the US Pan Am selectors’ meeting

WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits.   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Things overheard at the US Pan Am selectors’ meeting. 10. Fredericks is losing weight and he is losing the Pan Am Games. 9. We are running out of excuses why Marilyn can’t be on the US Eventing team. 8.  The team is always Buck, Boyd and Phillip; they can choose which horse to bring. 7.  David…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – The Brits “unflattering nicknames” for American eventers

WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Welcome to our new weekly feature, Tuesday’s Top Ten. Check in every Tuesday for our Top Ten list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing.   Great Britain is “great” for a number of reasons: the Beatles, Harry Potter, The Rolling Stones, their posh accent and an unprecedented number of world-class Eventers including William Fox-Pitt, Oliver Townend, Mary King, Lucinda Green, Pippa Funnel, Harry Meade and the list grows by the day with the younger talent coming up through the ranks. We like to generalize the United…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Headlines that would shock the Eventing world

WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Welcome to our new weekly feature, Tuesday’s Top Ten. Check in every Tuesday for our Top Ten list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing.   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Headlines that would shock the Eventing world 10. FEI will yellow card riders caught sleeping with coaches 9. Kyle Carter wins Rolex Grand Slam on home breds 8. Denny Emerson refuses to comment 7. United States desperate for gold medal – David is back in the saddle 6. Laine Ashker wears tracksuit to Rolex jog-up 5….

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